Dorchester County Permits (Maryland)

Search for Dorchester County, MD county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Dorchester County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Dorchester County permits. Clerks in Dorchester County, Maryland may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Dorchester County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Dorchester County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Dorchester County Clerk Cambridge MD 206 High Street 21613 410-228-0481


A Dorchester County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Dorchester County, Maryland may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Dorchester County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Cambridge City Hall Cambridge MD 410 Academy Street 21613 410-228-4020

East New Market Town Hall East New Market MD 10 ACADEMY St 21631 410-943-8112

Hurlock Town Hall Hurlock MD 311 Charles Street 21643 410-943-4181

Vienna Town Hall Vienna MD 214 Middle Street 21869 410-376-3442


A Dorchester County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Dorchester County, Maryland issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Dorchester County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Dorchester County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Dorchester County Zoning Cambridge MD 501 Court Lane 21613 410-228-3234